These are guidance documents that are not part of a series.
They are written as a result of experience gained from adverse incident investigations, or contacts with manufacturers and users, our device evaluations and other sources of information.
Latest other device safety guidance
03 Jun 2014 | Devices in Practice - checklists for medical devices
Medical devices play an crucial role in care and treatment. This set of checklists provide a practical guide for all health and social care service professionals.
23 Apr 2013 | Important information regarding defibrillation of patients with implanted neurostimulators
Advice on good practice when performing external defibrillation on patients with active non-cardiac implanted devices such as neurostimulators.
11 Feb 2011 | Guidance on the responsibilities of manufacturers, the regulator and clinicians with respect to endometrial ablation
This guidance has been produced by the MHRA, with the support of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists and the British Society of Gynaecological Endoscopy. It contains the conclusions of a joint workshop with relevant manufacturers to discuss the various types of endometrial ablation devices, the different circumstances for use, the pros and cons of each technique, how to avoid adverse events and how to report these if they occur.
27 Jan 2011 | Joint Working Group to produce guidance on delivering an Endovascular Aneurysm Repair (EVAR) Service
An Expert Advisory Group has been set up to provide guidance for those centres that have or are setting up an Endovascular Aneurysm Repair (EVAR) service within their trusts. The resources detailed in this document are considered essential to provide a safe EVAR service.
11 Aug 2005 | Guidelines on Wheelchair Stability
A brief summary of the major aspects of wheelchair stability.
18 Apr 2005 | Sterilization, Disinfection and Cleaning of Medical Equipment, the 'MAC Manual' - ARCHIVED
Following a review, this document has been archived.
01 Oct 2001 | Report of the Expert Working Group on Alarms on Clinical Monitors - in response to Recommendation 11 of Sir Cecil Clothier's report of the Allitt Inquiry
The Report of the Expert Working Group on Alarms on Clinical Monitors contains important and timely recommendations for Chief Executives, all qualified clinical staff responsible for delivering care, managers, educators and technical staff.